Recipe

Pecan Parmesan Chicken Bites

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2015 Kids Recipe Challenge Winning Recipe: 1 st Place! 

Nathan, from Richmond Hill, loves this recipe. With a variety of texture and flavour, this recipe is easy to prepare and fun to make. 

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Makes: 6 servings

Tips

  1. Try this coating on pork or fish. You can cut them into strips or leave them whole as chops and fillets to cook.

Ingredients

Boneless skinless chicken breasts 

3 (about 1 ¼ lb/600 g) 

Maple syrup

2 Tbsp (30 mL) 

Canola oil 

1 Tbsp (15 mL) 

Whole wheat panko breadcrumbs

½ cup (125 mL)  

Finely chopped pecans

1/3 cup (75 mL) 

Parmesan cheese, grated
 

 1/3 cup (75 mL) 

Flax seeds, ground
 

¼ cup (60 mL) 

Garlic powder
 

2 tsp (10 mL)  

Dried oregano leaves
 

1 tsp (5 mL) 

Each salt and fresh ground pepper
 

¼ tsp (1 mL) 

Directions

  1. Cut chicken into cubes or strips and place in a large bowl. Drizzle with maple syrup and oil and coat evenly; set aside.
  2. In a large resealable bag, combine breadcrumbs, pecans, cheese, flax seeds, garlic powder, oregano, salt and pepper.
  3. Add a few chicken pieces at a time to bag and shake to coat.
  4. Place onto parchment paper lined baking sheet and repeat with remaining chicken and coating.
  5. Bake in preheated 475°F (246°C) oven for about 15 minutes or until golden and chicken is no longer pink inside.

Nutrition Information per serving: 

Calories: 298 kcal

Protein: 30 g

Fat: 12 g

Carbohydrate: 17 g

Fibre: 4 g

Sodium: 315 mg

 

Last Update – January 15, 2018

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